The 2023 Global Technology Audit Risks Survey reveals a complex and multifaceted landscape of technology risks. There is a heightened focus on managing cybersecurity threats and implementing protective measures. Simultaneously, there are concerns regarding the complexities introduced by artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities. Beneath these key themes lie preparedness gaps, emerging regulatory challenges and a need for more agile auditing strategies.
This year’s survey reveals a heightened focus on managing cybersecurity threats and implementing protective measures and concerns around artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities.
- This year’s survey reveals cybersecurity is the top priority by a wide margin.
- Nearly 75% of organizations consider cybersecurity to be a high-risk area.
- Top two actions based on the findings of this research (1.) consider increasing the frequency of your technology audits, (2.) consider deploying (or increasing) the use of data analytics on technology audits.
- The key takeaway is clear. Now is the time for IT audit groups to evolve their practices to better manage an increasingly complex landscape of technology risks.